The Westwood protest, originally organized by the Student Activist Project at UCLA, was canceled Sunday night. However, people still gathered in Westwood despite the cancellation.
People from Balloon & Paper came to the protest and handed out balloons to protesters.
Gianni Eason, a third-year political science student, led people in chanting, “No justice, no peace.”
A protester holds a sign stating, “I cant breathe,” in reference to the death of George Floyd and the death of Eric Garner in 2014.
Several National Guard members stationed themselves by the Federal Building on Wilshire Boulevard behind protesters.
Two protesters raise their fists on Wilshire Boulevard and Veteran Avenue. Many cars driving on Wilshire honked in support of the protest.
Protesters held up signs in support of the racial justice movement.
A protester holds up a sign that states “End Racism.”
A man holds his fist in the air. Some protesters came wearing masks and gloves to shield themselves from COVID-19.
A car drives through the intersection, displaying a sign with names of victims of police brutality.
Protesters march toward the 405 North Freeway holding up a banner stating “Trump/Pence Regime Out Now/RefuseFacism.org.”
A woman stands up in her car holding a sign quoting lyrics from the 2Pac song, “Changes.”
A protester holds up a sign stating “I’m Not A Threat!” as a protest against police brutality.
The marchers head onto the freeway entrance to the 405.
People jump over the barrier wall of the freeway, in the way of northbound traffic.
Several protesters kneel on the 405 North Freeway and raise their fists in protest against police brutality.
A woman driving her car passes through the blockade, screaming “I love you” as she passes by.
On the freeway, a protester holds up a sign calling for justice after the deaths of Breonna Taylor and Floyd.
Once protesters took to the freeway, several cop cars stopped at a distance, forming a barricade.
A man holds a sign saying “Peace Justice” while riding a bike on the cleared roads of the 405.
A police officer points a rubber bullet gun at an overpass as protesters exit the freeway.
Policemen wait as two women slide down a hill after exiting the freeway.
Several protesters were instructed to line up against the wall after police detained them.